Category Archives: addiction

Radically different lessons

The world: Closed is stronger than open God: Open is stronger than closed © Meisaan Chan

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Closing the doors

I don’t close the doors to your opportunities, says the Lord; I close the doors to your excuses © Meisaan Chan

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In gratitude to the helper

I needed help and you came pulling me from the mire and in that moment when your hand grasped mine: Somewhere, far off and not far off a galaxy exploded, came back together – For Erica © Meisaan Chan

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Parable of the three trailer homes

There once were three trailer homes. One trailer home was crammed full with stuff – to the ceiling – but had open windows. The second trailer home had an extremely nice interior but the windows were closed. The third trailer … Continue reading

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Hummingbird

Hummingbird zips, darts, size of baby pinecone unaware of admirer © Meisaan Chan

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After the world comes crashing down

After the world comes crashing downwalk upon it with a prayer:God is my totality and nothing else © Meisaan Chan

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I wither without you

I wither without you my firmest ground falls from beneath me should you turn but one thought away all strength is dust, flung to the wind I wither without you © Meisaan Chan

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